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AMDAthlon2600+ Cooling Help Needed

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Hi TechpowerUP!!!!!!
Some of you probably know, that i killed my AMD Athlon2400+.:eek:

Well i hade no Computer for 2 Weeks!!!!!!! :cry:
Now i got a AMDAthlon 2600+ with a 3-Pin Copper base cooler made by "ULTRA".

But before im gonna start, i wanted to ask:

I have 3 different thermal compounds lieing arround:

1. A little AS Ceramique
2. A whole tube of VIO Thermal Compound
3. "Hatsink Compounds" made by "fanner" (www.fanner.com)

I dont know the differences between them.
Maybe u people here know, what the best one out of this collection is.

And one more thing:
Is there any difference between my old AMD2400+ (2GHz) and the 2600+ (2.13GHz) ?

Thanks for reading.
 

JrRacinFan

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The difference would be negligible. Enjoy the new proc. :)
 
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the difference is .13GHz. :laugh:

I like Ceramique, but you probably won't notice too much of a difference.
 
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thanks for the comments!!!!

One more thing to ask: Should i apply the compound on the heatsink or on the cpu?
 

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Using the ceramique, you can just spread a very thin layer right on the CPU with your finger in a plastic bag. You might be able to do it with the other thermal compounds, I'm just not sure on their consistency.
 
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CPU! And don't apply too much.
 
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O.K. Thanks guys!!!!!